Rockie and Nancy Pitman of Greenville, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlee Kay Pitman of Charleston, S.C., to Patrick Edward Ratigan of Charleston, son of Edward and Martha Ratigan of Lilburn.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ralph Hawkins, of Greenville, the late Ralph Hawkins, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Pitman.

She is a graduate of Travelers Rest High School and Columbia College. She is employed with the Charleston County School District as a dance educator.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ratigan Sr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Melazzo.

He is a graduate of Brookwood High School and Piedmont College and is employed with the Charleston County School District as a math teacher.

The wedding is planned for Nov. 3 at The Historic Rice Mill in Charleston.